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NATIONALE LOTERIE PROMOTION SCAM
The NATIONALE LOTERIE PROMOTION
scam email shown below claims that the recipient has won money in an international lottery. The email is an attempt to initiate a dialogue with potential victims and subsequently trick them into sending money to the scammers responsible. There is no "NATIONALE LOTERIE PROMOTION" and no prize money.
Example of NATIONALE LOTERIE PROMOTION Scam Email:
FROM: NATIONALE LOTERIE PROMOTION BOARD.
RE: PRIZE AWARDS WINNING NOTIFICATION CATEGORY ?B?
We are pleased to inform you of the result of the just
concluded annual final draws of the nationale lotterie
The online cyber lotto draws was conducted from an
exclusive list of 55,000 e-mail addresses of individual and
corporate bodies picked by an advanced automated random
computer selection from the web. No tickets were sold.
After this automated computer ballot, your e-mail address
emerged as one of five winners in the category "B" with the
Batch Number:NLPB GA0091/05
You, as well as other winners are to receive a cash prize
of 2,500,000.00.(TWO MILLION, FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND EUROS
ONLY) each from the total payout.
Your prize awards has been insured with your e-mail address
and will be transferred to you upon meeting our
requirements, statutory obligations, verifications,
validations and satisfactory report.
To begin the claims processing of your prize winnings you
are advised to contact our licensed and accredited claims
agent for category "B"
winners with the informations below:
Mr.LEEN VAN DENBOSCH
TEL:+31 617 648 283.
NOTE: All winnings must be claimed not later than 14 days.
After this date all unclaimed funds would be included in
the next stake. Remember to quote your reference
information in all correspondence.
You are to keep all winning information away from the
general public especially your reference and ticket
numbers. (This is important as a case of double claims will
not be entertained).
Anybody under the age of 18 and members of the affiliate
agencies are automatically not allowed to participate in
Thank you and congratulations!!!